The Aspen (Ideas Fest) Effect

By Gregory Kallenberg |

At first, I thought the euphoria I was feeling in Aspen from the launch of the Rational Middle Energy Series at the Aspen Ideas Fest was a result of the altitude. It was only after I had decompressed closer to sea-level, that I realized the continued feeling of giddiness was the result of an amazing reception at one of the world’s most prestigious gatherings of minds (where else can you pass the New York Times’ David Brooks, physicist Brian Greene and Tony Award-winning Julie Taymor in a 40-foot span?).… (more)